GUEST COMMENTARY - Felicia Williams pulled a fast one on her supporters soon after she was elected to the Pasadena City Council in 2020
SOUTH OF THE 10 – The Los Angeles County assessor’s office is alleged to have continued to give favorable treatment to connected taxpayers, allowing them to pay lower property taxes for years and costing the County millions of dollars in lost revenue.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Parents in the Oakland Unified School District are reaching out to Inglewood parents to stop school closures attached to emergency loans the districts took out to remain solvent.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Letter to the Editor: Dear 2UrbanGirls, A civil case was filed in LA Superior Court July 21, 2021 by opposing candidate Andre Spicer. He then served Compton 2nd District Councilman Isaac Galvan six months later Dec. 28th.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Has the definition of “urgency” changed? Apparently in Inglewood it has. What was adopted as an “urgent” moratorium on short-term rentals in Inglewood last month, has morphed into a proposed 10-month extension as the number of listings has increased since 2017.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Last Saturday a working group to operate within the Neighborhood Councils system to address issues of concern was formalized at the monthly meeting of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC), an alliance of Neighborhood Councils (NCs) across the City.
THE EASTSIDER - It seems as though Kevin De León is jazzed about a recent poll which shows him closely behind Karen Bass for Mayor of Los Angeles.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development returned the city of Inglewood’s 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) because the City needed to make revisions before it would be accepted.
EASTSIDER - After ‘suspending’ Mark Ridley-Thomas Thomas when he was indicted for corruption, Council President Nury Martinez unleashed an unprecedented solution.
HOMELESS POLITICS - On January 30th, 2022, I wrote my article on the LAHSA 2022 Homeless Count: LAHSA’s 2022 Homeless Count Will Not Be Accurate. May Pose Risks To Volunteers. (citywatchla.com)
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Thousands of college bound students descended upon the Los Angeles Convention Center for the 2022 Black College Expo.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - When I was a teacher at Verbum Dei High School, Rick Caruso was a big supporter of our students.
RANDOM LENGTHS NEWS - Once again LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino wants another ordinance outlawing homelessness on the streets of Los Angeles.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The president of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday appointed former councilman Herb Wesson to represent the city’s 10th district to replace Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, who was suspended after being indicted in a federal corruption case.
THE EASTSIDER - It’s always seemed to me that pot shops (or Cannabis Dispensaries) have popped up in Northeast LA without notice, and in areas that the community may or may not be aware of in advance.
COMMENTARY - The word “commonwealth,” be it that of the collapsing British Empire or that of the state of Massachusetts, comes from the olde English “common weal” or common good.